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DIF: Understand REF: 173-174 OBJ: Discuss common developmental tasks of older adults. TOP: Assessment MSC: Health Promotion and Maintenance 12. An 80-year-old male is brought to the emergency department with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He states that he quit smoking 30 years ago, so it can’t be COPD. He argues, “It’s just these colds I’ve been getting. They’re just getting worse and worse.” The nurse understands that
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13. During assessment of an older adult’s skin integrity, expected findings include which of the following? 14. An older adult patient in no acute distress reports being less able to taste and smell. What is the nurse’s best response to this information? 15.
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